Tuesday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 38.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Coen. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||33||70%||1-5mm||Nil||E 15||62||ENE 20||55|
||24||35||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 14||68||ESE 17||49|
The West Wimmera Shire says state and federal governments need to consult more widely with local government on drought measures.
Ergon Energy crews are working to restore power to hundreds of customers in north-west Queensland after another night of wild electrical storms.
Just months ago, central Queensland was dealing with the devastating consequences of Tropical Cyclone Marcia, but that has not stopped the region from digging deep to help other parts of the state battling drought.